Travel & Exploration.

18882

18882 SHOBERL ,Frederic ,[Editor]:
AFRICA ,Containing a Description of the Manners,Customs,With Some Historical Particulars of The Moors of Zahara and the Negro Nations between the Rivers Senegal and Gambia.
The World in Miniature Series.
Printed for R.Ackermann,London,[1821].

12mo. Four Volumes. pp.xviii + 180, pp.ii+ 170, pp.ii+ 168, pp.ii+184. 2 folding maps and 45 hand coloured engravings[some folding].Bound in half dark blue calf , raised bands ,maroon leather labels, tooled in gold.Dark blue cloth boards.Binding signed by Riviere.A couple of the plates have a tiny mark but on the whole are beautifully clean and fresh.Very Good.

A most attractive set .Abbey Travel.No.6.p.5. Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:515.p.411.
Bookplates in each volume are Rodman Wanamakers. The Philadelphia and New York merchant store owner, philanthropist and patron of the arts. “The Proper Study of Mankind is Man” Pope.

$4000.00 AUD

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Africa,Containing a Description of the Manners,Customs,[1821]…Edited by Frederic Shoberl

24428

24428 BLUME, Mary :
Cote d ‘Azur. Inventing the French Riviera
Thames & Hudson, London, 1992. 8vo pp.208, 89 illustrations and map. Quality large format softcover
ISBN 0500277249 How the coast came to represent fantasy and escape.Queen Victoria, Coco Chanel, Picasso, Fitzgerald & Maugham,the eccentrics of each generation made the Cote dÁzur their own$18.00 AUD

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Cote d ‘Azur . Inventing The French Riviera . by Mary Blume .

 

 

 

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20484 BROWNE ,Edward Granville :
A YEAR AMONGST THE PERSIANS. Impressions As To The Life,Character and Thoughts of The People of Persia. Received during Twelve Months’ Residence in that Country in the Years 1887-1888.With a memoir by Sir E.Denison Ross.
Cambridge at The University Press,1926.

8vo.pp.xxiv + 650.with a folding map at rear.

The spine is darkened else a Very Good copy in original red cloth hardcover .

This is the second edition of the work the first was published in 1893       $200.00 AUD

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A Year Amongst the Persians. by Edward Granville Browne 1926

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22757

 

22757 COCHRANE, John, Dundas :

A PEDESTRIAN JOURNEY THROUGH RUSSIA AND SIBERIAN TARTARY,TO THE FRONTIERS OF CHINA, THE FROZEN SEA  AND KAMTCHATKA.

John Constable ,Edinburgh , 1929 .

Two Volumes. 12 mo. pp.xxxiv + 326. pp.vi + 262. Large folding map. Chart shewing the route of Major Paulutzki round and through the Country of the Tchuktchi to correspond with the memoir of Captn Dundas Cochrane to the Royal Society, plus two portraits, one of John Dundas Cochrane and the other of his wife. Original half leather and marbelled boards expertly underbacked, new spine, raised bands, decorated in gilt.Internally in very bright clean condition.

$550.00 AUD

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A Pedestrian Journey Through Russia & Siberian Tartary,To The Frontiers of China By John Dundas Cochrane

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22752

22752 CONWAY, Derwent : A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH NORWAY,PART OF SWEDEN AND THE ISLANDS AND STATES OF DENMARK.

Constable, Edinburgh, 1829.

12mo. pp.ii + 315.1 plate a speciman of Norweigian Music. quarter calf, raised bands, title label decorated in gilt. Very Good.

Inglis, Henry D. (Henry David), 1795-1835. By Derwent Conway, pseudonym.

$220.00 AUD

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A Personal Narrative of a Journey Through Norway,Part of Sweden & The Islands & States of Denmark by Derwent Conway

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23778
23778 ENGLEBERT , Victor :
WIND , SAND & SILENCE . Travels with Africa’s Last Nomads.
Text & Photographs by the Author.
Chronicle Books , San Francisco , 1992.

4 to. pp.183. Profusely illustrated in colour.Discrete inscription else Very Good hardcover in chipped now protected dust wrapper.
ISBN 081180010 5

Victor Englebert travelled with the nomads of Africa for twenty six years . A moving record of a dissapearing culture in photographs and text.

$35.00 AUD

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Wind,Sand & Silence by Victor Englebert.

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16804

16804 HALL, Captain Basil
EXTRACTS FROM A JOURNAL WRITTEN ON THE COASTS OF CHILI, PERU AND MEXICO IN THE YEARS 1820, 1821,1822.
Archibald Constable,Edinburgh,1824.

Third Edition. pp.xx + 379, pp.xii + 304 + 71p.appendix.Folding map,the map has had a small tear not affecting text now expertly repaired.Half contemporary calf raised bands, marbled boards.Very Good

$550.00 AUD

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Extracts From A Journal Written on the Coasts of Chili,Peru & Mexico by Captain Basil Hall

 

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24441

24441 INGSTAD , Helge & INGSTAD Anne Stine :
THE NORSE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA. Two Volumes.
Volume 1.Excavations of A Norse Settlement at L’Anse Aux Meadows. Newfoundland 1961-1968. Volume 2. The Historical Background and The Evidence of the Norse Settlement Discovered in Newfoundland.
Norwegian University Press, Oslo, 1985.

English Edition. 4to. pp.459+63 plans & colour & b/w.illustrations, pp.573+ plans & illustrations. original crimson leatherette hardcovers in pictorial dust wrappers. A Fine Set in slipcase.

$300.00 AUD

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The Norse Discovery of America By Helge & Anne Ingstad Two Volumes

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20710 JOHNSON, Martin.
LION. African Adventures with the King of Beasts
G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, The Knickerbocker Press, 1929. 3rd Impression, 8vo, pp. xiv + 281, illustrated, folding map at rear. Three very small school library stamps discreetly placed on half title illustrations page and rear paster. Original hardcover. Very good.

Osa & Martin Johnson wrote and photographed wildlife and human life on safari in Africa.They were documentary film makers and very famous in their day .

$50.00 AUD

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LION. African Adventures with The King of Beasts by Martin Johnson.

 

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24256 MAWSON , Sir Douglas ;
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD ,Being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911- 1914.
Hodder & Stoughton , London,,1930

First Edition of the Popular Edition .Royal 8vo. pp.xxxi + 438 , index , folding maps, diagrams,photographic illustrations mainly by Frank Hurley and Mawson.Spine a little faded ,scattered foxing ,some uniform tanning of paper , but a Very Good clean tight copy of this iconic work.

Mawson took the Aurora to the Antarctic in 1911 on a scientific expedition .

$120.00 AUD

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The Home of The Blizzard by Douglas Mawson

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24614

24614 ROITER, Fulvio & SPENDER, Steven:
VENICE.
Thames & Hudson, London, 1979.

Oblong 4to.pp.215, Many superb colour photographic plates Original red cloth titled in gilt on spine. A fine hardcover in a fine pictorial dust wrapper.

A glorious book on the images of Venice

$30.00 AUD

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Venice by Roiter & Spender

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18883 SHOBERL ,Frederic[Editor]:

CHINA,Containing Illustrations of the Manners,Customs,Character,and Costumes of the People of That Empire.
The World in Miniature.
Printed for R.Ackermann,London,[1823].

Two Volumes.12mo.pp.xiv+ 208,pp.ii+257,30 handcoloured engravings.

Full calf underbacked so the spine is more recent ,tooled in gold ,leather title labels,marbled endpapers

.Very fresh and clean with a tiny bit of offsetting of plates.

Abbey Travel.No.6.p.8 Tooley:English Books with Coloured Plates:p515.p.412.
“The Proper Study of Mankind is Man” Pope.

$1500.00 AUD

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China. Edited by Shoberl. 1823

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21682
21682 SMITH , Sir Ross :

THE FIRST AEROPLANE VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA .
With Aeroviews by Capt.Frank Hurley.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney,n.d.{1920 }

oblong 8vo.card covers with wrap around dust wrapper.pp.32.Illustration in photograph and text.signature on front a little soiling else very good

New South Wales Edition. with 27 full page aero views of Sydney etc.

$120.00 AUD

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The First Aeroplane Voyage From England to Australia by Sir Ross Smith.1920.

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24239 SHACKLETON Sir Ernest :
THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC. Being The Story of The British Antarctic Expedition 1907 – 1909.
William Heinemann, London, 1909.

2 Volumes 4to, Underbacked new spines,original boards with silver decorated cloth illustration. Two volumes in thick 4to.Frontispiece pp. xlviii + 372. Frontispiece, pp xv + 419; plus 12 color plates, 194 plates, three folding maps and one folding panorama with two views-, plus the two aforementioned frontispieces. 3 maps and panoramas in rear of the volumes, some scattered pale foxing else Very Good set.
Account of the British Antarctic expedition of 1907-1909 which successfully extended exploration farthest south.

$1100.00 AUD

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THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC. Being The Story of The British Antarctic Expedition 1907 – 1909 by E.H.Shackleton

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